What are the different approaches used to perform TAVR?

TAVR can be performed in different ways depending on each individual’s anatomy.

Some approaches include:

  • The transfemoral approach (the most common approach and is through an incision in the leg).
  • The subclavian approach (through an incision near the shoulder).
  • The transapical approach (through an incision in the chest between the ribs).
  • The transaortic approach (through an incision in the upper chest).
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